A clear favorite and six Swiss

France – The new season in France’s Ligue 1 starts on Friday with the well-known favourites. Paris Saint-Germain should be untouchable. The race for the Champions League places promises to be exciting. Paris Saint-Germain is newly coached by Christophe Galtier. Mauricio Pochettino’s successor should lead the star ensemble with Kylian Mbappé, Neymar and Lionel Messi […]

$6.18 million for Ali’s championship belt

Boxing – A world champion belt belonging to boxing legend Muhammad Ali is auctioned for $6.18 million. The new owner of the belt, which Ali received for his victory in the famous “Rumble in the Jungle” against George Foreman in Kinshasa in 1974, is the owner of the NFL Indianapolis Colts, Jim Irsay. Irsay wrote […]

Benito joins the Young Boys

Super League – Loris Benito is now moving from Sion to the Young Boys. Christian Constantin confirmed this to the French-speaking Swiss media “Le Matin” and “Le Nouvelliste”. The 30-year-old left-back and 13-time national player signed a one-and-a-half season contract with FC Sion in January. “Blick” now reports that YB will transfer almost a million […]

Austria wants to reactivate coal-fired power plant | Abroad

Austria – In the face of cutbacks in Russian gas supplies, Austria has decided to reactivate a coal-fired power plant that has been shut down. The district heating plant in southern Austria’s Mellach, south of Graz, is affected. The Federal Chancellery in Vienna announced on Sunday that the authorities and the largest Austrian electricity producer, […]

Fire at a commercial property in Wetzikon

Fire – A fire broke out early Sunday morning at the Turkish cultural association and the mosque in Wetzikon ZH. There were no injuries, the Zurich cantonal police confirmed in a report by the news portal blick.ch. The fire alarm was received just before 3:00 a.m. A commercial property in Wetzikon was affected by the […]

Messi scores five times against Häberlis Estonia

Argentina – Lionel Messi scores all goals in Argentina’s 5-0 friendly win over Estonia. In the all-time scorer list, he leaves Ferenc Puskas behind. Superstar Lionel Messi has scored five goals in one game for Argentina national team for the first time. In the 5-0 Albiceleste friendly against Thomas Häberli-trained Estonia in Pamplona, ​​Spain, on […]

Economy overtakes climate policy | Abroad

Climate change – Reto Knutti, Professor of Climate Physics at ETH Zurich, is optimistic about the signals from business on climate policy. The economy is one step ahead of climate policy. There are many companies that are seriously considering the question of how to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions to zero, said Knutti in an […]

100 Years of Northern Ireland: Grand Parade

Great Britain – Tens of thousands celebrated the 100th anniversary of Northern Ireland with a large parade in Belfast, a year late due to the pandemic. Supporters of closer ties between Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK – also known as Unionists – marched from the Stormont regional parliament towards Belfast city center […]

Stan Wawrinka and the Complicated Puzzle

French Open – Stan Wawrinka still needs time after his long compulsory break to regain a foothold in world tennis. The man from Lausanne wants to give himself time. But how much does he have left at 37? It was a rather sobering short stint by Stan Wawrinka in Paris. The fact that the 2015 […]

Lehmann follows bean bluster | Sports at home/abroad

Athletics – 50-year-old Markus Lehmann will succeed Peter Huhnblust as Managing Director at Swiss Athletics. Lehmann is a sportsman. The sports teacher and MBA graduate was managing director of the Lauberhorn races in Wengen for 14 years. Since September 2020 he has been the project manager “Swiss Athletics 2030” at Swiss Athletics. In this role, […]